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Man to serve 2 months in prison for Menomonie standoff

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The man at the center of an August standoff in Menomonie was sentenced to jail time Thursday.

Police say Phillip Chism sexually assaulted a woman and threatened to kill her, then barricaded himself inside an apartment. After a five-hour standoff, a SWAT team used tear gas to take him into custody.

Thurday, a Dunn County judge sentenced Chism to at least two months in jail and two-and-a-half years on probation.

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